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The flora of Majuli

by Islam, M.

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Published by Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh in Dehra Dun, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Mājulī
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- India -- Mājulī -- Classification.,
    • Plants -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementM. Islam.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK358 .I75 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 436 p. ;
      Number of Pages436
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1680880M
      ISBN 108121100267
      LC Control Number91901883
      OCLC/WorldCa25008046

      Majuli, choreographed and performed by Guwahati-based dancer Shilpika Bordoloi, is one of the many exciting works comprising Dance Base’s excellently programmed Festival It takes as its inspiration, the river island of Majuli (), its community, and the Brahmaputra river the island is located in. The world’s largest river island, Majuli is known for, among other things, its beauty, and. Jorhat, May The forest department has proposed to expand the green cover in Majuli island by planting miscellaneous aim is to set up a small forest which will be a second one on the island. The proposal, which has been sanctioned by the department recently, was prepared by the Jorhat forest range after it was observed that a hectare plantation, which was started at Salmora in.

      Literature Cited I to J. Islam, M. Araceae. In: Flora of Majuli, Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh. Dehra Dun, India. Of the odd satras in Assam, Shankardev began with the 65 in Majuli. Over the years, these art forms have evolved and are still being preserved in these satras. The monks or bhakats take active part in the propagation and development of the varied art : Joyshree Baruah.

      A wetland, Majuli is a hotspot for flora and fauna. The dwellers of Majuli are mostly descendants of the Mising tribe from Arunachal Pradesh whose culture is punctuated by colorful craft making traditions that include pottery making, mask making and exotic homespun weaves.   Flora is a well-written book, but I found it very difficult to feel empathy for the main character, Helen, even though she was a ten-year old while the basic story was taking place. Helen’s negative stance, and especially her condescending attitude toward her cousin Flora who took care of her was unsavory, despite the fact that Helen had /5().


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The flora of Majuli by Islam, M. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Classification Field guides Identification: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Islam, M. (Muhibul), Flora of Majuli. Dehra Dun, India: Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Hazarika said the book has information on formation of the island, seasonal changes undergone by the natural landscape, herbal, medicinal and other plants, resident and migratory bird species, flora and fauna of Majuli.

Claiming the book to be the first of its kind, Hazarika said the book also contains list of doctors, nurses, Ayurveda practitioners and even those practising the age-old bejali (traditional.

MAJULI - FLORA. The Majuli Island sustains bio-diversity due to its geographical and physiographic conditions with climatic variations. The island is bound by the river Subarnsiri and her tributaries Ranganadi, Dikrong, Dubla, Chici and Tuni etc.

on the north-west, the Kherkutia Suti (a spill channel of the river Brahmputra) in the north-east and. Majuli is also having numerous wetlands, chaporis which are the breeding grounds of rich flora and fauna.

Majuli was shortlisted in the World Heritage Site (WHS) ‘Tentative List’ under the cultural category, at the 28th Annual Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee (WHC), held at Author: Dibya Jyoti Kalita.

geography fauna flora administration mclma MAJULI - FAUNA The influence of the Neo-Vaishnavite culture on the island which restricts killing animals has resulted in great tolerance for wildlife and respect for the environment. Majuli, also called Majoli, is a river island located on the Brahmaputra River in the state of is the first island in India to have been made a district in the year It is currently listed as the world’s largest river island in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Flora has been sitting on my current shelf even tho' I finished it months ago, because I simply haven't been able to formulate a review that could explain why it's so good. Of course some things are familiar from Father Melancholy's Daughter, which is the best book about a clergyman & /5.

About Majuli. Majuli is the biggest river island in the world, in the Brahmaputra River in is the first island district of India. The island had a total area of 1, square kilometres ( sq mi) at the beginning of the 20th century, but a big chunk of the land is lost significantly to erosion.

Weaving is exquisite and intricate with the use of a variety of colours and textures of cotton and silk, especially Muga silk. On 4 NovemberAssam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched schemes with a total financial outlay of Rs.

million to boost Majuli's on: Brahmaputra River. Inthe river island of Majuli in the Brahmaputra in Assam — the largest of its kind in the country — was anointed India's first ever island district.

The same year, it had dislodged Brazil&#. The flora of Umananda Island on Brahmaputra River near Guwahati is represented with species of plants belonging to Macro-Fungi, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms. Books on Indian Flora (Alphabatically arranged) Books on Indian Flora (Alphabatically arranged): * A Pictorial Guide to The Plants of The Indian Subcontinent: It is a small handy book and the photos are also good in most of the plates.

An overview of the economic condition of Majuli, the largest inhabited internet, e-journals, journals and other books written about Majuli. The methods used in this research paper are data collection, data presentation and interpretation.

The rich flora and fauna resources of Majuli provide row materials for those cottage and small. Book Summary Flora is a novel as word-perfect and taut as an Alice Munro short story; like Munro, Godwin has flawlessly depicted the kind of fatalistic situation we can encounter in our youth — one that utterly robs us of our childhood and steers the course for our adult g: Majuli.

For documenting flora of India that is being discussed on efloraofindia google e-group along with supplementing the working of the group. Efloraofindia (earlier Indiantreepix) is the largest Google e-group in the world in this field & largest nature related in India devoted to creating awareness, helping in identification etc.

along with discussion & documentation of Indian Flora. Art and Culture of Majuli: History and Growth Introduction Majuli a pilgrimage island of Assam is distinguished for its geography, culture and primarily a place where Vaisnavism has prospered since fifteenth century (plate).

The island is a paradise of biodiversity of flora and fauna, which is nurtured by vast Brahmaputra River. Small pocket sized book that you can take to the park or nursery to help identify the flora around you. Very helpful with great pictures. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful.

Comment Report abuse. Margaret Robertson. out of 5 stars I loved the book/5(18). Majuli is one of the premier places of the Vaishnavite culture. Every year a large number of visitors and tourists came to Majuli to see Sattras and its Sattriya culture.

Majuli is also having numerous wetlands, chaporis which are the breeding grounds of rich flora and fauna. Majuli was shortlisted in the World Heritage Site (WHS) ‘Tentative List’ under the cultural category, at the 28 th. The union government has a proposal to build a km long national highway connecting Majuli with two major towns — Jorhat and Lakhimpur.

This will bring in lots of tourists from India and abroad as this place is rich in fauna and flora. Yet another attractions are the festivals, art, culture and spirituality. In Majuli about numbers of flora species are found and most of them have medicinal value also.

The inhabitants of the island have established an indispensable association with plant lives of the island and have identified themselves as part or a member of the plant kingdom.

The Dibru-Saikhowa Biosphere Reserve is located (27°35′–27°47′N, 95°10′–95°40′E) in the Southern bank of the river Brahmaputra in upper Assam of Northeast India at an altitude between and m above see level.

Download: Download full-size image; Fig. 1. Map of Dibru-Saikhowa biosphere by:   Majuli is the world’s largest river island. huge variety of flora and fauna, one thing that makes Majuli purely a tourist hotspot is its vibrant It is best to pre-book your stay in Majuli.Molai forest is named after Jadav Payeng, Indian environmental activist and forestry worker.

After an initial hectare planting by the social forestry division of Golaghat district was abandoned inthe forest was single-handedly attended by Payeng for 30 years and now encompasses an area of about 1, acres / hectares.

Payeng planted and tended trees on a sandbar of Majuli island Coordinates: 26°51′0″N 94°9′8″E / .